Some famous people who attended Montessori school as children:
Jeff Bezos, financial analyst, founder, AMAZON.cOM
Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Cofounders ofGOOGLE.COM
T. Berry Brazelton, noted pediatrician and author
Julia Child, famous chef, star of many TV cooking shows and author of numerous cookbooks
Kami Cotler, actress (youngest child on long-running series The Waltons)
Katherine Graham (deceased), owner/editor of the Washington Post
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onasis (deceased), editor, former first lady (John F. Kennedy)
Prince William and Prince Harry, English royal family
AnneFrank, famous diarist from World War l
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize winner for Literature
Melissa and Sarah Gilbert, actors
Apolo Anton Ohno, lOympic medalist in speed skating
Others with a Montessori iConnection:
Alexander Graham Bell (dec.), noted inventor, provided financial support directly to Dr. Montessori.
Helped to establish the first Montessori class in Canada and one of the first in the United States.
Bruno Bettelheim (dec.), noted psychologist/author, was married to a Montessori teacher.
Erik Erikson (dec.), anthropologist/author, had a Montessori teaching certificate.
Jean Piaget (dec.), noted Swiss psychologist, made his first observations of children in a Montessori school.
Thomas Edison, noted scientist and inventor, helped to found a Montessori school
Mister Rogers, children’s TV personality, strong supporter of the Montessori Method